PREMIER OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJANMR. ILHAM ALIYEV
Accept, please, my sincere congratulations in connection with Your appointment to the post of Premier of Azerbaijan.
I have no doubt that your talent of leader and economist, deep encyclopedic knowledge, ability to work for perspective, rich experience of entrepreneurial activity will promote You in your new capacity to completely realize your creative ideas for welfare of Azerbaijan and its people. Such personalities, as You, put before himself super tasks and certainly solve them, because they live and work in compliance with the eastern wisdom: ‘Labor is your rest, when you have a great goal’.
Sure, under Your leadership, economy of Azerbaijan will gain a news rise. I hope, the bilateral and mutually beneficial business links between the two countries will much more strengthen and expand.
I am pleased that the bank I head, along many years makes its contribution in development of the Azerbaijani-Russian economic ties. In particular, as You know, the NRBank is a clearing bank in the contract between Rosoboronexport and Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan which is to be soignй shortly. I would like this contributions to be much more weighty and productive. In particular, we hope to activate our participation in the military-technical cooperation of the two countries.
I hope You will honor and spare me a few time for personal meeting and conversation, in the course of which to make proposals on participation of the National Deposit Bank in other projects of mutually beneficial interest.
I wholeheartedly and with pride wish You, my messmate – good spirits, inexhaustible energy, robust health, optimism, and success in all Your initiatives at the post of Prime Minister of Azerbaijan.
Chairman of the Board of AKB ‘National deposit Bank’
5 August 2003